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Effective Date: 05/25/2018

Genius PRIVACY POLICY

Genius Media Group, Inc. (“Genius,” “we” or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how information about you or associated with you is collected, used and disclosed by Genius Media Group, Inc., which owns and operates Genius services. This Privacy Policy applies to the services, features, content, and applications offered by Genius, including without limitation, at ziyadentertainment.com (the “Website”) (such services, together with the Website, the “Service”). For more information about our Service, please visit our About Genius page. Any capitalized terms used but not defined in this Privacy Policy are defined in our Terms of Service available at: http://ziyadentertainment.com/static/terms.

This Privacy Policy outlines our handling practices and how we collect and use the Personal Data you provide during your interactions with us and our Services. As used in this Privacy Policy, “Personal Data” means any information that can be used to individually identify a person, and may include, but is not limited to, name, email address, postal or other physical address, credit or debit card number, title, and other personally identifiable information.

If you are located in the European Union (“EU”), United Kingdom, Lichtenstein, Norway, Iceland or Switzerland, you may have additional rights with respect to your Personal Data, as further outlined below. These rights may include rights under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), if you are located in the EU, United Kingdom, Lichtenstein, Norway or Iceland.

Genius will be the controller of your Personal Data that is provided, collected and/or processed pursuant to this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about whether any of the foregoing applies to you, please contact us using the information set forth in the “Contacting Us” section below.

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, for reasons such as operational practices or regulatory changes. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will bring them to your attention by changing the Effective Date, posting the updated Privacy Policy on this page, sending you an email, and/or by some other means. Each time you use the Service or provide us with information, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy as applicable at that time.

  1. DATA WE COLLECT
  2. SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
  3. YOUR CHOICES REGARDING YOUR DATA
  4. SECURITY AND STORAGE OF DATA
  5. TRANSFERS OF PERSONAL DATA
  6. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
  7. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
  8. YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS
  9. CONTACTING US

1. DATA WE COLLECT

What Personal Data Do We Collect From You? We collect Personal Data about you when you provide such information directly to us, when third parties such as our business partners or service providers (including, but not limited to, social networks and analytics services) provide us with Personal Data about you, or when Personal Data about you is automatically collected in connection with your use of our Service. In some cases, we combine non-Personal Data about you with Personal Data we have about you.

Information We Collect From You Directly: We receive Personal Data directly from you when you provide us with such Personal Data, including without limitation the following:

Information We Receive From Third Party Sources: Some third parties, such as our business partners and service providers, provide us with Personal Data about you, such as the following:

Information We Automatically Collect When You Use Our Service. Some Personal Data is automatically collected when you use our Service, such as the following:

How Do We Use Your Personal Data? We process Personal Data to operate, improve, understand and personalize our Service. For example, we use Personal Data to:

Online Behavioral Advertising: Some of our advertising (“Behavioral Advertising”) involves using tracking tools such as cookies, pixel tags, and web beacons, to collect information about a user’s online activities (over time and across non-affiliated websites and applications) and providing ads to the user based the user’s interests (as inferred from the user’s online activity) or use of our Service. Behavioral Advertising may appear on our Service or on other websites or services. We work with third parties to provide Behavioral Advertising, such as advertising networks, data exchanges, traffic measurement service providers, marketing analytics service providers, and other third-party service providers (collectively, “Advertising Service Providers”). Advertising Service Providers perform services such as facilitating targeting of advertisements and measuring and analyzing advertising effectiveness on the Service (collectively, all such services, “Targeting Services”). Targeting Services help us display Behavioral Advertising, prevent you from seeing repeated ads, and enable us to research the usefulness of ads.

We will only process your Personal Data if we have a lawful basis for doing so. Lawful bases for processing include consent, contractual necessity and our “legitimate interests” or the legitimate interest of others, as further described below.

2. SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

How and With Whom Do We Share Your Data?

We share your Personal Data in the instances described below. We also share information with others in an aggregated and anonymous form that does not reasonably identify you directly as an individual. For further information on your choices regarding your information, see the “Your Choices Regarding Your Data” section below.

Remember, our Service allows you to connect with others and share information about yourself with other individuals. Your profile information, including your user name, avatar, and personal narrative, and comments you make on the Website, will be available publicly to other members of the Service by default and in some cases will be searchable by search engines which can display your information publicly.

Similarly, your name and avatar will be displayed alongside any comments you make on the Website and will be displayed on our homepage alongside your IQ if you make The Weekly IQ Leaderboard, on our Contributors list, or in connection with your comments and reactions to our blog and to other contributors. By using the Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree that your profile information will be displayed publicly.

We also share Personal Data with vendors, third party service providers and agents who work on our behalf and provide us with services related to the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, which include providing cloud storage or hosting services, marketing assistance, email delivery, content or service fulfillment, or providing analytics services. We share Personal Data with these third parties as needed to perform services for us and under reasonable confidentiality terms. These parties include:

We also share information with third parties when you give us consent to do so.

We also share Personal Data when we believe it is necessary to:

We would share Personal Data with third parties in connection with any company transaction, such as a merger, sale of company assets or shares, reorganization, financing, change of control or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company or third party or in the event of bankruptcy or related or similar proceedings. For example, if we choose to buy or sell assets, user information is typically one of the transferred business assets. Moreover, if we, or substantially all of our assets, were acquired, or if we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party, and we would share Personal Data with the party that is acquiring our assets. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of us or our assets may continue to use your Personal Data as set forth in this policy.

We also share Personal Data with third parties for their marketing purposes if we determine they have products or services which may be of interest to you.

Our online merchant store is currently hosted by Shopify Inc. (“Shopify”). Shopify provides us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell certain merchandise to you. When you provide Personal Data in connection with a purchase on or through the Service, such Personal Data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases, and the general Shopify application. Shopify may transfer, process or store your data outside of the United States and such data may be subject to disclosure as required by applicable law. For more information, you can read Shopify’s Terms of Service (http://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (http://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).

3. YOUR CHOICES REGARDING YOUR DATA

Marketing Communications: If you do not want to receive promotional emails from us, you can click the “unsubscribe” button on the promotional email communications or email us at privacy@ziyadentertainment.com with the subject “Marketing Opt-Out”. Note that you will not be able to unsubscribe or opt-out of non-promotional messages regarding your account, such as account verification, password reminders, changes or updates to features of the Service, or technical and security notices.

We share your Personal Data, such as email address and user name, with some third parties for their marketing purposes if we determine they have products or services which may be of interest to you. If you wish to have your user name and email address excluded from any such sharing with partners, please email privacy@ziyadentertainment.com with the subject “Marketing Opt-Out.” If you have any questions about this opt-out or our marketing practices, please email us at privacy@ziyadentertainment.com.

Behavioral Advertising and Tracking Tools: You can opt-out of certain Behavioral Advertising activities by doing one or more of the following. Please note that you will need to opt-out of each browser and device for which you desire to apply these opt-out features.

Please note the following with respect to opting out of Behavioral Advertising: